Dr. Michelle Simon is a licensed naturopathic physician practicing in Seattle, Washington since 2004. In addition to holding a Naturopathic Doctorate from Bastyr University she also holds a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Simon is very involved in organizations dedicated to improving the quality and delivery of healthcare. In addition to serving as President and Chair of the Board for the Institute for Natural Medicine, she also serves as Treasurer of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and is a Director of the Naturopathic Physicians Research Institute (NPRI). Dr. Simon served nine years on the Washington State Health Technology Clinical Committee which is part of the Health Technology Assessment Program (HTA). This practitioner panel examines the scientific evidentiary basis for efficacy, safety and cost effectiveness in the evaluation of healthcare technologies for coverage determinations for state purchased healthcare. From 2014-2015 Dr. Simon was chosen to be an Ambassador from the naturopathic medicine profession to the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM). The AIHM is an international, inter- professional organization that educates and trains clinicians in integrative health and medicine. Dr. Simon also serves on the Advisory Board for Natural Partners, Inc.